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CYBERARK EPM UPGRADE V11.5 The Solution CyberArk Endpoint Privilege Manager helps remove the barriers to enforcing least privilege and allows organizations to block and contain attacks at the endpoint, reducing the risk of information being stolen or encrypted and held for ransom. A combination of privilege management, targeted Privilege Threat protection and application control stops and contains damaging attacks at the endpoint of entry. Unknown applications run in a restricted mode to contain threats and…

A List of Security Portals for Microsoft, Azure, Windows and Office 365


Here is a list for Security Related Portals of Microsoft, Azure, Windows and Office 365.

Azure Security Best Practices


This post summarizes some collected best practices from online for Microsoft Azure Security.  Shared Responsibility model for cloud security 1  AWS – Shared Responsibility Model 2  Azure: – Shared Responsibilities for Cloud Computing –  3  CIS: Shared Responsibility for Cloud Security: What You Need to Know Sources:1. Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Azure Security Reference Model 1  Reference Design – Azure Administration Model 2  Best practices and tips to secure your hybrid cloud environment 2  Best practices – Identity & Access Management Centralize Identity…

Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate & Microsoft 365 Security Administration


Microsoft 365 Security Administrators proactively secure Microsoft 365 enterprise and hybrid environments, implement and manage security and compliance solutions, respond to threats, and enforce data governance.

Take one Exam to get Microsoft 365 Security Administrator Associate.

Exam MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration (Skills Measured)

Install Guardium GIM & STAP into Linux Servers (Ubuntu and CentOS)


 This post is to record all steps to install IBM Guardium GIM and STAP into Linux server. Two linux servers with MySQL installed, Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS 7.8 Topology Download GIM & STAP Packages for Linux Release A couple of steps: 1  Check your linux version and release [root@localhost test1]# uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain 3.10.0-1127.18.2.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Sun Jul 26 15:27:06 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux [root@localhost test1]# cat /etc/*release CentOS Linux release 7.8.2003…

Install MySQL 8 on Linux and Create a New DB & Populate DB with Sensitive Records


This post is to summarize the steps to install MySQL DB on CentOS/Ubuntu and illustrate how to generate the db data then populate them into your MySQL Database.  Install MySQL DB on CentOS7 A couple of steps: 1  Setup Yum Repository rpm -Uvh 2  Install MySQL 8 Community Server Version Disable all repositories in mysql repo file: sed -i ‘s/enabled=1/enabled=0/’ /etc/yum.repos.d/mysql-community.repo Execute following command to install: yum –enablerepo=mysql80-community install mysql-community-server 3  Start MySQL Service service mysqld start…

IBM Guardium Tips and Tricks


This post is a summary for my experience with IBM Guardium product. Some of them are pretty simple. I am recording those for my own reference. Find Guardium STAP Installation Folder and Exec Stap Diag Shut Down System Inspection Engine Status is Fail Changing Report Parameters Add Reports into Dashboard to Check Logged Data Change GIM Client Configuration’s Guardium IP Remove inactive GIM client connection VA Report View Issue – Disable Data Level Security Filtering…